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09 March 2018

Australia should adopt a ‘Towards Zero’ road safety target

02 March 2018

The trucking industry is markedly safer than we were even ten years ago, but more needs to be done.

23 February 2018

The new truck safety laws should be brought into force as soon as possible, ATA members resolved this week.

16 February 2018

The ATA does not support the rollout of voluntary electronic work diaries as proposed by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator.

09 February 2018

The Australian Government should save 148 lives in the coming years by mandating stability control for new trucks and trailers, ATA Chair Geoff Crouch said today.

02 February 2018

Australia’s governments need to put in place long term solutions to road safety as well as undertaking police blitzes, the Chair of the Australian Trucking Association, Geoff Crouch, said this week.

19 January 2018

The trucking industry needs more and better rest areas, ATA CEO Ben Maguire said yesterday.

Mr Maguire was speaking on the Drum on ABC television.

“If you’ve ever been in a truck or driven around Australia in a truck, there aren’t very many decent places for a driver to have a good rest, and that’s a key planning issue,” Mr Maguire said.

12 January 2018

The Australian Government should extend the role of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) to include serious truck crashes, ATA Chair Geoff Crouch said this week.